Last updated on March 2020

Trial Comparing Intrathecal Morphine With Placebo In Patients Undergoing Robotic Cardiac Surgery


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Acute Pain Service | Pain (Pediatric) | Post-Surgical Pain | Pain
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

patient undergoing elective robotic myocardial revascularization without anticipated use of cardiopulmonary bypass and with anticipated intraoperative tracheal extubation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Emergency surgery
  • Preoperative use of inotropes/IABP
  • Preoperative use of opoids
  • Ejection fraction less than 40%
  • Anticipated use of cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Previous cardiothoracic surgery
  • Anticipated postoperative tracheal intubation
  • severe pulmonary disease
  • morbid obesity (BMI >35 kg/m2)
  • severe hepatic impairment
  • severe renal dysfunction (creatinine > 1.5)
  • any contraindication to intrathecal injection (patient refusal, difficult patient anatomy, pre-existing coagulopathy, morphine allergy)

Recruitment Status: Open


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